HyperDic: waterway

English > 2 senses of the word waterway:
NOUNobjectwaterwaya navigable body of water
artifactwaterway, watercoursea conduit through which water flows
waterway > pronunciation
Soundswao'terwey.
Rhymesairway ... Zimbabwe: 74 rhymes with wey...
English > waterway: 2 senses > noun 1, object
MeaningA navigable body of water.
InstancesCross-Florida Waterway, Okeechobee WaterwayA waterway used by small boats to travel between the Atlantic Ocean and the Gulf of Mexico through Lake Okeechobee and the Caloosahatchee Canal and the Caloosahatchee River
Inland Passage, Inside PassageA naturally protected waterway from Seattle to Skagway in southeastern Alaska
NarrowerditchAny small natural waterway
mare clausum(closed sea) a navigable body of water under the jurisdiction of a single nation
mare liberum(free sea) a navigable body of water to which all nations have equal access
rapidA part of a river where the current is very fast
Broaderbody of water, waterThe part of the earth's surface covered with water (such as a river or lake or ocean)
Spanishvía marítima
English > waterway: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA conduit through which water flows.
Synonymwatercourse
Narrowercanallong and narrow strip of water made for boats or for irrigation
flumewatercourse that consists of an open artificial chute filled with water for power or for carrying logs
headraceA waterway that feeds water to a mill or water ... / water wheel or turbine
tailraceA watercourse that carries water away from a mill or water ... / water wheel or turbine
BroaderwayAny artifact consisting of a road or path affording passage from one place to another
Spanishcanal, vía fluvial

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